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Ransomware hit Guilderland Central School District near Albany

April 27, 2021


The Guilderland Central School District near Albany was hit by a ransomware attack that forced students in grades 7 through 12 into all-remote learning on Monday, the news was confirmed by district officials.

The School District confirmed on its website that it was the victim of a malware attack that encrypted information on some of its systems.

“The district is working diligently with specialists to investigate the incident, confirm its impact on our systems, and to restore full functionality as quickly as possible. Law enforcement and all other appropriate authorities were immediately notified.” reads the announcement published by the Guilderland Central School District.

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